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Martin Automatic to Display Web Handling Units

Company will demonstrate the MBS splicer and the LRD automatic transfer rewinder at Labelexpo Europe in September

Mtorres Launches Unwinder/Splicer

The Torres-LITE cantilever unwinder/splicer, suited for narrow web, is said to provide ease of roll loading and installation

Martin Automatic Installs Unwind Roll Changer

The MTB automatic butt splicing unwind, working on a line that is coating heavy materials, has been customized to special use

Web Handling Conference Seeks Papers

Oklahoma State University’s IWEB conference is calling for papers on a number of topics in the area of web handling

Grafotronic Unwinder Suited for Labels

The Wasberger Model UV-330 unwinder reportedly works on-line with all machines and features a simple design with many features

Grafotronic Unwinder Has Many Features

Unit can be used with presses, sheeters, folders, punchers, and rewinders

Davis-Standard Offers Turret Unwind Upgrades

Company reports many benefits to upgrades, including extended longevity, better tension control, and reduced waste

BOBST Adds Foil-Saving Module to Unwinder

The MASTERFOIL 106 PR hot foil stamping press with foil unwinder+ module is said to reduce foil consumption by as much as 50%

Martin Automatic and KPG Europe Enjoy Partnership

Martin supplies splicing and rewind technology for the European manufacturer of Euroflex casing presses

Amacoil/Uhing Shaft Collars Have New Design

Easylock shaft collars for high-speed converting and winding applications have design said to prevent jamming on shaft

PRATI Label Rewinder Operates Nonstop

The STARplus glueless, stand-alone turret rewinder features automatic rewinding tension control and many other features

Karlville Partners with IMS Deltamatic

Agreement covers high-end slitting, inspection, and downstream automation solutions, beginning with the Universal Automatic Twin Shaft Unloading Device

Splicing | Nonwovens Converter Opens New Markets

Orvec Intl. improves productivity with Martin Automatic MBS butt splicing unwind; creates new division focused on healthcare

Martin Automates Roll Changes on New Servo Presses

Selected to supply automatic roll change equipment on new flexo press from Aquaflex/PCMC

PECO Winders Suited for Wider Widths

IW and IWP winders are designed for applications including sheeting, tubing, and bags on a roll

Martin Automatic to Show Products at Labelexpo Europe

Newest versions of the MBS butt splicer and LRD transfer rewinder will be shown in running demonstrations

Web Lines | Winding Process Fundamentals, Pt. 3

In Part 3 of this four-part series, web handling expert Tim Walker answers the question: How do dimensional changes within a roll (e.g., compression) change roll strains and stresses?

Rotoflex, Scantech Alliance to Strengthen Product Line

Arrangement is expected to extend design expertise and offerings in line of inspection rewind equipment

Mark Andy, Rotoflex Name Distributor for Turkey

Focus Print Solution will rep the printing equipment and finishing solutions of both companies in an area of strong demand

Mark Andy, Rotoflex Sign on to Dubai Show

Gulf Print & Pack 2013 will feature the Performance Series P5 from Mark Andy, as well as finishing solutions from Rotoflex

NimCor Relocates to Webex Headquarters

Webex brings subsidiary to its facility as part of a plan to support and grow the brand

Mark Andy & Rotoflex Show Off at UK Open House

Performance Series presses, the ProLED UV curing system, VLI and VSI finishing machines, and more will be featured

Martin Automatic Reports New Rewinder Developments

Added to the LRD line is new size and new options for use in label, flexible packaging, and folding markets

Web Lines | Winding Process Fundamentals, Pt. 2

In Part 2 of this four-part series, web handling expert Tim Walker tackles tension control from the first to the final lap of the winding roll

Innovative Handling Provides Overhead Systems

J-Hook and C-Hook systems are used in rewinder unload and roll sortation applications

Maxson Offers Accumulating Festoon

Allows inline sheeters to match the speed of downline processes

Web Lines | Winding Process Fundamentals, Pt. 1

Understanding winding, roll defects, and winding-related web quality begins with understanding how the web, winder design, and process conditions combine to create the stress and strains of the wound roll.

Lowell Crank Handles Aid Setup

Ratcheting crank handles improve machine control for converting uses

Web Lines | Why Avoid Nips?

I recently posted my top three blind recommendations for any process. If you are a long-time reader of Web Lines, you will know why to avoid nips and use bigger cores, but if not, here is a quick refresher on those topics.

Winding Technology | Now Directly in the Drive

Simply setting parameters—rather than configuring and programming—is the essential advantage of a new standard “winder” application that can be directly integrated into today’s drive systems.

 

 

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